The Environmental Studies minor complements your major and provides a basic understanding of environmental issues.
Choosing a minor is optional. A minor can offer a way to explore a department or interdisciplinary theme with a smaller time commitment than a major; the major requires at least 80 credits, the minor requires 25 credits.
To view the list of available minors at UW, visit the Undergraduate Academic Advising Minors page.
The Environmental Studies minor is comprised of two core courses to give you a basic foundation and understanding of Environmental Studies, and three or more classes in human and social dimensions, natural sciences and policy and decision making.
ENVIR Core Courses
and one course from below:
Perspectives and Experiences
Consult the list of approved courses.
A minimum of 3 credits must be completed in each of the following Environmental Perspectives and Experiences area for a total of 15 credits. The overall GPA must be 2.0 or higher.
Additional Perspectives and Experiences Notes:
Declare your Minor
The Environmental Studies minor requires a minimum of 25 credits. To declare this minor complete the Change of Minor form and have it signed by your current departmental or program adviser and submit it to the Registrar’s office.
If you have specific questions about the Environmental Studies minor, please contact the adviser, Ana Wieman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.